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Re: Problem with xz on very small system

On Friday 12 Apr 2013, Claudius Hubig wrote:

> Dear David,


> David Goodenough wrote:

> > I have a PcEngines WRAP board, which has 64MB of memory and a CF disk.

> >

> > Unpacking replacement traceroute ...

> > dpkg-deb (subprocess): decompressing archive member: lzma error: Cannot

> > allocate memory

> > dpkg-deb: error: subprocess <decompress> returned error exit status 2

> > Any ideas?


> If nothing else helps, you could try to use a temporary swap file.

> While not perfect for the lifetime of the CF card and probably

> horribly slow, it’s better than nothing.

Yes that works, but it is not something I would want to do repeatedly

to the CF. It does seem odd that such tiny DEBs need such a large amount

of memory to uncompress them.




> Best,


> Claudius



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